Fernbank Museum’s new exhibit showcases fascinating world of spiders

Fernbank Museum's new exhibit showcases fascinating world of spiders


Visitors can come eye-to-eyes with the looking, burrowing and weaving world of spiders within the new particular exhibit, “Spiders — From Worry to Fascination” this February on the Fernbank Museum.

Opening Feb. 10, 2024, the particular exhibit will function over 250 stay and preserved
spider specimens, from the venomous Black Window to the massive Huntsman spider. Guests will be capable to nearly journey via the exhibit with the complementary “Spiders Augmented Actuality” app to observe spiders come to life by scanning markers discovered inside the exhibit.

“Spiders evoke a mixture of curiosity and horror, concern and fascination alike. The “Spiders — From Worry to Fascination” exhibit is extraordinary because it makes spiders accessible and interesting, whereas nonetheless presenting probably the most up-to-date analysis and understanding of their biology,” stated Linda S. Rayor, Cornell College, scientific guide, exhibit supervisor of stay animals, and President of the American Arachnological Society.

“There isn’t any different exhibit on spiders which has ever captured the magic of spiders so effectively. With gorgeous shows, fascinating shows utilizing stay and preserved spiders, and charming video games that illustrate how spiders stay, that is an expertise that can attraction to anybody who has puzzled what spiders are doing.”

This exhibit shall be included with Basic Admission at Fernbank from Feb. 10 to Could 5, 2024. For extra data, go to fernbankmuseum.org/Spiders

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